Litigation & Dispute Resolution, and Bankruptcy & Restructuring Groups
Adam M. Bialek concentrates his practice in commercial litigation and arbitration with broad experience in large, complex commercial cases. Over the course of his career, Adam has litigated and arbitrated a wide range of disputes, but concentrates in such areas as insurance and reinsurance matters, derivative financing, securities, commercial contracts, employment matters and products liability. Adam also has extensive experience in all procedural aspects of litigation, including venue challenges, forum selection clauses, declaratory judgment practices, discovery, motion practice, trial, post-trial, and appeals. In recent years, Adam has prepared and served as counsel in eight trials and arbitrations.
Adam received his J.D. from Tulane Law School in 2002. He received his B.A. degree in Economics and Environmental Analysis and Policy from Boston University, graduating cum laude, in 1999.
Represented the board of directors of a public company in a lawsuit alleging mismanagement, diversion of assets and breach of fiduciary duty.
Represented a high-tech Swiss manufacturer in a successful four-day trial opposing preliminary injunction in federal court seeking to enjoin the Swiss manufacturer from selling its products in the United States.
Represented a family in successful FINRA arbitration claims and subsequent confirmation and appeal affirming a $3.5 million arbitration award against a securities broker.
Represented hedge funds in lawsuits by investors alleging fraud and misrepresentation by the funds and the fund manager regarding investments in certain debt securities that declined in value during recent credit crisis, allegedly preventing the investors from redeeming their shares in the funds in a timely manner.
Represented manufacturer of component parts of a crane in multiple litigations by numerous parties alleging product defect in connection with high profile crane collapse in Long Island City, Queens, New York.
Represented numerous manufacturers in defense of products liability actions.
“Arbitration v. Litigation: Which To Choose If You Have A Choice?” Webinar for Infocomm International, a non-profit association located in Washington, D.C. with over 3,800 members in the multibillion dollar audiovisual communication industry – March 17, 2010.
“Current Developments in Enforcement of Wage and Labor Hour Laws” Webinar for Infocomm International – February 29, 2012
Adam has been listed as a “Rising Star” in Business Litigation in the New York Super Lawyer®for 2011 – 2015, a designation limited to 2.5% of the lawyers in New York.